Stanford University Professor, Nobel prize winner of 2013 chemistry Michael Levitt said in an interview with The Telegraphthat entered the pandemic coronavirus quarantine has no scientific basis.
Scientists believe that the governments of the countries imposing quarantine, panicked. He also believes that most of the predictions of the epidemic is wrong.
According to Levitt, the quarantine could lead to a greater number of deaths than it saved, and social damage from restrictive measures “was extreme” (speech, in particular, about the growing number of cases of domestic violence and divorce).
As the newspaper notes, Levitt is not a specialist in the field of epidemiology, however, at the initial stage of the outbreak of the coronavirus he correctly predicted the scale of future pandemic based on their own calculations.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to information of the American Johns Hopkins University, in the world of coronavirus has infected more than of 5.43 million people, including more than 345 thousand died, more than 2.18 million recovered.
In the UK, has infected more than 260 thousand people, of whom 36.7 per thousand died.